What every good son does ...

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Select R.E. WA State: 75200

... when his mother's not looking.

At 19, my youngest son seems to think he's invinciable. Last Sunday, while out to dinner, I had moments of concern as I hadn't heard from my generally considerate son. I mean, usually he'll give me a call at least once during the day to tell me what he's up to.

Not Sunday. He had a date Saturday night, then went over to a buddy's house to watch a movie. Sunday morning some time I expected to hear from him. The day went on. Mom called. Nothing. Mom called again. Nothing.

About 8pm I got this call:

"Mom, just checking in. Me and the guys went bungee jumping."

"WHAT! You did WHAT? Did I hear you right?"

"Yeah, I jumped off this bridge above this river. "

OMG!!!

Tonight he says: "Hey, I'm on YouTube"

So ... just had to share. My inviciable son is trying to outdo his sister who climbs rocks and cliffs and anything that's straight up or inverted somehow. Or flies down mountains on bicycles.

WHERE do they get this!

(And they wonder why my hair is grey ......)



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Pat Tasker
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My son (23) is in Germany working this summer...he travels alot on weekends...I worry til I hear from him that he is back "home" on Sunday nites... I was quite relieved when he got home after a weekend in Amsterdam! 

bungee jumping?  YIkes!!!

Aug 12, 2009 10:27 PM #1
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
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I am so glad you and he are okay! It doesn't get easier as they get older!

Aug 12, 2009 10:29 PM #2
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Gabrielle Nemes
RE/MAX Select R.E. - Auburn, WA
206.300.8421, S King & Pierce County RE Advocate

Pat: I know ... we worry about these guys forever, don't we! I'm so glad your son made it home from Amsterdam okay!! LOL ... I've heard about Amsterdam. He probably had a great time!

Lise: Yeah ... when I saw the video, I about had a heart attack all over again! What EVER was he thinking!!

Aug 12, 2009 11:11 PM #3
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Karen Anne Stone
New Home Hunters of Fort Worth and Tarrant County - Fort Worth, TX
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Gay:  That should absolutely paralyze you when you're watching it.  I know it would shake ME up if I were watching my daughter do something like that.  Wow... this boy needs therapy.  And now YOU... after watching this... you... will need therapy.  Hmmm... the older HE gets... the crazier he makes you !

Aug 13, 2009 12:23 AM #4
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With all the lawsuits over bungee jumping accidents, I'm surprised it's still around. That and jumping out of a perfectly good airplane with a backpack on are two things that are not on my bucket list.

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